The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank - 37 31
Permanent jobs citing DNS 0 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester - 1.74% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 14.81% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Average salary - £21,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -46.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -2.70%
DNS
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 27 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 13.66% 11.74% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 11
Average salary £60,000 £31,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+93.54% -38.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

DNS
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Colchester region.

DNS Salary Trend in Colchester

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) WSUS
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) SCCM
3 5 (71.43%) SCOM
3 5 (71.43%) Clustering
3 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) SAN
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Kaspersky
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (14.29%) Wiki
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DHCP
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (14.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
1 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
1 1 (14.29%) Data Privacy
1 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) WSUS
2 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 5 (71.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) Kaspersky